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A challenger emerges (access required)

Hobbs announced this morning she’ll run for secretary of state, becoming the first major Democratic candidate to officially jump into the race to unseat Reagan. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the March 8 Yellow Sheet ...

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Remember the circuit breaker (access required)

The US House Republicans’ proposed repeal-and-replace of Obamacare, which was unveiled on Monday, temporarily keeps enhanced Medicaid expansion funding in place, but only through the end of 2019. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the ...

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Forese keeps Burns in time out (access required)

At a Corp Comm staff meeting last Wednesday, Forese once again didn’t let Burns add an item to the agenda, a repeat of a similar situation that occurred at last month’s meeting (YS, 2/7/17). To read more on this item ...

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Forget the feds, state courts hold the key (access required)

US appellate court precedent is mixed on whether a state can prohibit per-signature payment structures for petition circulators in initiative and referendum campaigns, but ASU law professor Paul Bender said opponents of H2404 (initiatives; circulators; signature collection; contests) would likely ...

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It always pays to have a backup plan (access required)

Proponents of the citizen initiative are already starting to plan for the worst-case scenario: That H2404 (initiatives; circulators; signature collection; contests) passes the Senate and Ducey signs it into law. To read more on this item plus all the stories ...

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This is not an episode of parks and rec (access required)

State Parks Director Sue Black came under fire following allegations of misconduct, according to a story published late Tuesday by the Republic’s Craig Harris. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the March 1 Yellow Sheet Report, ...

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Most interesting bill in the world (access required)

Ducey had planned to put out a statement opposing Borrelli’s S1142 (riot; planning; participation; racketeering), but that ultimately became unnecessary after learning that Mesnard was going to kill the bill, a Capitol railbird who’s familiar with the situation told our ...

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It seemed like a good idea at the time (access required)

Legislative Democrats may be protesting now over H2404 (initiatives; circulators; signature collection; contests), which would ban petition circulators from being paid on a per-signature basis for initiatives, it wasn’t long ago that they were pushing for almost the exact same ...

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Some strings attached (access required)

Ducey spokesman Daniel Scarpinato took to social media this morning to denounce House Dems for voting against H2372 (public benefits; fee waivers; requirements). He also sent an email saying the bill “does nothing OTHER than expand benefits for Arizonans. To ...

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